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Friday, January 30, 2015


5 – Easy Ways To Fall Asleep Faster.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When’s the last time you had a good night’s sleep? Well, time isn’t the only thing lost when you lose sleep. According to a small 2013 study published in the journal SLEEP, a single night of sleep deprivation can cause you to lose brain tissue. Lack of sleep has also been linked to increased risk for heart disease, diabetes... [Read more...]

Don’t become a financial scam victim.

January 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) South Africans are falling victim to financial scams – we are the second-most targeted country for phishing scams in the world. Even if you think you are being careful, with so much time spent online, we present fraudsters with many opportunities to draw us into their increasingly sophisticated scams. Here’s how to be reasonably... [Read more...]

Movie; ‘Black or White’ Tackles a Touchy Subject.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Race relations can be a touchy subject. Only a very perceptive filmmaker could tackle the topic and be remotely successful. It would require a writer/director to be smart, balanced, sensitive and able to see both sides of the issue. The characters would almost need to be extensions of our opinions and thoughts, so everyone has... [Read more...]

8 Ways to Improve Your Faith in the 21st Century.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s a busy world out there. How is the modern Christian supposed to stay connected to God when phones, texts and email alerts are going off every minute of the day? Here are just eight ways to renew and restore your spirituality despite the demands of contemporary society. 1. Get Online If you don’t have the time... [Read more...]

An Open Letter to President Obama from Alabama State Sen. Hank Sanders.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear President Obama: We love you. We respect you. We support you. We strongly supported your becoming President and have continued to support you through all the trying times. We continue to love, respect and support you. Mr. President, I write this letter with the greatest of respect and appreciation. I write this as an open... [Read more...]

Neither President Obama Nor Republicans Have Vision.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I thought Stevie Wonder gave a great State of the Union Speech. Oops, did I say Stevie Wonder, I meant to say President Obama. But like Stevie Wonder, I couldn’t see the America the president was describing in his speech. Listening to Obama, you would have thought that America, especially Blacks, had full employment.... [Read more...]

Yes, Writing is Fundamental.

January 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The dominance of social media and our never-ending thirst for faster ways to communicate have relegated many of our people to a 140-character mentality, a nano-second way of thinking, and new ways of saying old things. Using letters instead of words to express ourselves, i.e. LMAO, OMG, SRS, SMH, has propelled us into an esoteric... [Read more...]

Depression – Within the Black Community.

January 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “depression is a mental illness that can be costly and debilitating to sufferers. Depression can adversely affect the course and outcome of common chronic conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Depression also... [Read more...]

Don’t Just Blame The Police.

January 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis and the list goes on. There are many good police officers who risk their lives every day and yes there are officers who should themselves be in prison. Who are you expecting to fix the problems of rogue police, police brutality and young African American men with targets on... [Read more...]

Disruptive innovation in healthcare.

January 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you’re working toward your MBA in health management, chances are good that you want to affect change in what has become a struggling industry. You are also likely aware of the hurdles associated with curing the current healthcare crisis. With 11 billion dollars wasted annually by hospitals, it will take unparalleled creativity... [Read more...]

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